Voices of UCCS: Finstas

5 November 2019

Caitlyn Dieckmann

cdieckma@uccs.edu

Chloe Rosenkrantz, freshman art history major

What kind of content do you post?

“I guess just my day.”

How do you decide who gets to follow you?

“I only let really close friends that I’m not afraid of showing information to follow me.”

Describe the account in five words.

“Stupid. Funny. Artsy. Ranting. Life.”

Why do you think having a finsta is fun?

“It’s fun because you can get stuff off your chest.”

According to a tweet, some people should have therapists, not finstas. Thoughts?

“I think that’s really dumb because a therapist is so different from a finsta.”

Kaylee Sandoval, freshman pre-nursing major

What kind of content do you post?

“Anything I want to post. I would say more along the lines of funny pictures of me and my friends than anything else.”

How do you decide who gets to follow you?

“Anybody who I’ve known personally, or if I follow their finstas as well.”

Describe the account in five words.

“Sassy. Raunchy. Funny. Memorable. Angsty.”

Why do you think having a finsta is fun?

“You’re not putting your best foot forward. It’s just for those people who know you and can appreciate you for yourself.”

According to a tweet, some people should have therapists, not finstas. Thoughts?

“I think it’s a good way to rant. I think it’s my own kind of therapy.”

Tyler Keene, freshman sports medicine major

What kind of content do you post?

“Memes, partying, just pictures of me doing random shit.”

How do you decide who gets to follow you?

“People that I like, I follow. People that I don’t like, I don’t follow.”

Describe the account in five words.

“Wholesome. Inactive. Pretty. Dumb.”

Why do you think having a finsta is fun?

“You get to do whatever you want with it. Zero judgment.”

According to a tweet, some people should have therapists, not finstas. Thoughts?

“I feel like finstas are therapy for some people because they like showing their life through pictures.”